JERSEY ASSISTANCE FOR COMMUNITY CAREGIVING
WHATIn-home care assistance and services for older adults.
WHYTo provide assistance for the elderly so that they can continue to live in their own homes for as long as possible.
WHEREJersey Assistance for Community Caregiving. Department of Human Services. New Jersey, USA.
“The Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving Program is a State-funded program that provides a broad array of in-home services to enable an individual, at risk of placement in a nursing facility and who meets income and resource requirements, to remain in his or her community home. By providing a uniquely designed package of supports for the individual, JACC delays or prevents placement in a nursing facility.”
“Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving participants work together with a care manager to develop a plan of care to best meet their needs. The care manager works with the participant to ensure that services are delivered as planned. Based on the results of a clinical assessment, the plan of care is developed collaboratively by the participant and his/her care manager.”
In-home care for older adults may include assistance with:
- Home Modifications
- Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS)
- Home-Delivered Meal Service
- Adult Day Care
- Special Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Chore Services
- Respite Care
- Home Health Aide
Eligible seniors are New Jersey residents who:
- Are 60+ years old and Live in and own or rent home
- Have no other way to access support
- Are eligible for nursing facility level of care by State regulation
- Are United States citizens or a Qualified Aliens
- Are Ineligible for Medicaid or Medicaid waiver services
- Have a monthly income that less than 365% of the Federal Poverty Level
- Have resources at or below $40,000 for an individual or $60,000 for a couple
Senior In Home Care